COVID-19 crisis and curriculum: sustaining quality outcomes in the context of remote learning
UNESCO COVID-19 Education Response. Education Sector issue notes. Issue note 4.2

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of large numbers of learners, teachers and parents around the world, with millions now teaching and learning from home. While this is first and foremost a health crisis, it will likely have significant long-term effects on education, including on curriculum and learning. The situation, however, could become an opportunity to rethink curriculum, teaching-learning-assessment processes and the development of learners’ competencies with a view to strengthening their learning skills and sustaining their motivation.

While it is still too early to anticipate when education institutions can resume their regular activities, the after-crisis period must be already envisaged in order for the learning (and curriculum) continuum to be preserved.

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